Police investigate death of man found in wooded area

On Monday at 2:27 p.m., members of the Barrie Police Service responded to a report of deceased male located in a heavily wood area adjacent to the onramp to southbound Highway 400 from southbound Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie.
As a result of the investigation which was conducted by the Barrie Police Criminal Investigation Division, who were assisted by the Forensic Identification Unit, the 40-year old victim has been positively identified and next of kin notifications have been made.
The deceased was removed from the scene late Monday afternoon and transported to the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto where a post mortem is scheduled to take place today.
This death investigation is continuing and police are assisting the Coroner.

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